Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Henry Clay Higginbotham

Mr. Henry Clay Higginbotham, 75, passed away on June 25, 2013, at his resident Mashulaville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, June 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. until service time at Mashulaville Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at Mashulaville Baptist Church on Friday, June 28, with Rev. Bobby Parrish officiating. Interment will follow in Mashulaville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Higginbotham was born on September 20, 1937, to John Jackson and Addie ComensHigginbotham. He was a member of Mashulaville Baptist Church and he retired from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

Mr. Higginbotham is survived by his wife of 54 years, Peggy Sue Vaughn Higginbotham of Mashulaville; his son, Ricky Higginbotham of Nanih Waiya; and three daughters: Tammy Cade of Masulaville, Kim Garret of Meridian, Mississippi, and Tina Buchanan of Crawford, Mississippi. He is also survived by his sister, Gaddie B. Holdiness of Preston, Mississippi; and by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Higginbothamis preceded in death by his parents; by three brothers, A. G. Higginbotham, BennyHigginbotham, and C. Q. Higginbotham; and by two sisters, Alice Coleman and Earline Richardson.

Serving as pallbearers will be Shane Baty, Allen Higginbotham, Mike Randazo, Bryan Dill, Buddy Chappell, and Michael Chappell. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.